saltator

noun sal·ta·tor \ salˈtātə(r) , sȯl- \

Definition of saltator

1 capitalized :a large genus of Neotropical birds of relatively large size and plain coloration that are classified with either the finches or the tanagers
2 plural -s :any bird of the genus Saltator

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Origin and Etymology of saltator

New Latin, from Latin saltator dancer, from saltatus + -or


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